Jack Morris For the Hall

Yesterday we started our preview of this year’s Hall of Fame elections and how that relates to Mussina.   For today I’m going to cover Jack Morris, whose inclusion on my ballot, has already made me insane in the the eyes of some.  According to baseball-reference Morris is actually Mussina’s 7th most similar pitcher over the…

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Where do we go from here?

Today is September 29th. The Yankees’ season is over. And, if these whispered comments mean anything, Mike Mussina’s career may be as well. The Moose is contemplating retirement, and frankly, I don’t blame him. I believe that there’s nothing more Mike can realistically accomplish without, as he put it, becoming “nomadic” and hanging on for…

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We’ve Been Here Before: Mussina, 20 wins and the final month of 1996

Posted by Rorschach I know this is a bit long, but I believe it is worth the read.  A bit tragic perhaps though. In 1996 Mike Mussina won his 19th game of the season on September 7th.  He would start four more games that season. At only 27 years of age, having a twenty win…

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Live blog – Mussina goes for 19.

9:58 – And another Rivera strikeout gives Mike Mussina his 19th victory of 2008.  Mike Mussina has now won 19 games in a season for the third time.  He will go for his 20th win of the season, which he has never done before, on Sunday in Boston at 1pm. 9:57 – Zaun strikes out and Yankee…

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Mussina will start Tuesday against Toronto

Just got confirmation from Yankees beat writer Peter Abraham that Mussina will start on Tuesday in Toronto. This means that if Mussina wins on Tuesday he’ll have a shot at his first 20-win season on the last day of the season, in Boston if he wins.

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Patrick’s Top 5 Mussina moments

Posted by The Moose So, as the season winds down and Mussina makes one, last, desparate run at 20, I thought it was time to take a look back at my Top 5 Mike Mussina moments ever.  (Note:  His near perfect game against Boston is not listed here because I’ve already discussed it at great…

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